2017 Best Colleges in Nebraska
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What I really enjoy about Creighton is that the students are here to learn and better themselves. On top of that, I believe we are in the top five or ten schools in the country for service, which is easy to see as so many students have a heart for justice. There are always fun activities going on around campus like the foam party or "Wednesdays After Class." We have great Greek life and a lot of ways to get involved around campus.
- Omaha, NE
- 924 reviews
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Nebraska Wesleyan University is academically a phenomenal school. The professors will take time out of their to help you if you are struggling, not only in the classroom, but also with personal issues. Also, the professors are all very intelligent and want to see you succeed. The curriculum of the school is growing and being a private, liberal arts school, you have the opportunity to take classes that you would not normally take. Professors do expect their students to always be engaged in class and do their homework, which makes the workload big.
- Lincoln, NE
- 346 reviews
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I love University of Nebraska at Kearney. I transferred to Kearney from a different state and it was one of the best decisions that I have ever made. The students and teachers on this campus have been very friendly and welcoming and I have made many friends. This campus tries to get everyone involved and for the most part they succeed. Go lopers!
- Kearney, NE
- 560 reviews
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I love the overall experience; however, the price is not really in my range and I am going to be paying for it the rest of my life most likely without parental help. Loans are scary and I've had to get two parent plus loans plus the regular subsidized and subsidized. I am hoping in the end it it worth it. I love the teachers that are always helpful and things are hands on. Some of the classes required are more difficult than my major classes!
- Crete, NE
- 299 reviews
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The classes are small and the professors are accessible and really care about you, the individual. There are lots of classes available and registration is mostly painless. There is a tutoring center and you can always talk with the professor if you need extra help.
- Seward, NE
- 338 reviews
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Attending a commuter school makes it difficult to know people. However, the campus is small enough so that it's easy to run into the same students everyday. Also, there is a large variety of clubs to choose from so involvement is not very difficult
- Omaha, NE
- 1,111 reviews
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The advisor has a lot of connections, but the technology is outdated which is holding us media students back. I feel like if this was maybe 15 years ago, I would certainly get a job right out of college, now I'm not so sure. The program gets overshadowed by a lot of different things, mainly the fact that we're located in a building that from the outside looks like it has only 3 floors, when in actuality it has 4 and we're on the 4th one, with no windows. No one really knows that the campus radio station exists, the TV station plays the same slideshow of the library hours ad infinitum, and the newspaper is read mostly by alumni. Overall you'll learn a lot of intangible stuff and you'll be able to express your creativity, but the threshold between creativity and needing technology advances gets crossed a lot.
- Wayne, NE
- 463 reviews
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I have loved my time at CSC. Finding your group of friends is easy; you just have to get out and participate in things. If you do not like the party scene, it is very easy to get involved with people through the Christian campus groups who do not drink and do drugs.
- Chadron, NE
- 321 reviews
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